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Penn GSE’s certificate program in Virtual Online Teaching (VOLT) prepares participants to teach in both blended and fully online environments. The program structure follows internationally recognized standards for teaching online. Students will learn online strategies for classroom management, student engagement, instructional design, differentiation, participatory learning, digital literacies, assessment and evaluation, and emerging technologies.
The Certificate in Online Teaching strengthens the dossier of instructors across the spectrum, from elementary to graduate school.
For Pennsylvania teachers, the certificate can be supplemented with a practicum and will thereby meet the requirements for the Pennsylvania Department of Education Endorsement for Online Instruction.
The program modules draw from the following overarching themes:
Certificate in Online Teaching